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Jerry Wayde Henard

January 14, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Thursday, May 8, 1958
Died: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Willow Park Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Jerry Wayde Henard, 56, of Willow Park died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 surrounded by his family. Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at Willow Park Baptist Church. Visitation is from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment is in Memory Gardens.
Mr. Henard was born May 8, 1958. He owned Willow Park Remodeling and Henard Construction for 35 yrs. He was preceded in death by his father, Clay Allen Henard.

Katherine Jane Rhodes Beste

January 13, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, May 1, 1922
Died: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Services: 
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 15:00
Location: 
Church of The Holy Apostles, 3900 Longvue, Fort Worth
Memorials may be made to: 
Presbyterian Night Shelter in Fort Worth or to a charity of choice
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Katherine Jane Rhodes Beste, 92, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, with her family by her side.
Memorial mass is set for 3 p.m. Friday at the Church of The Holy Apostles, 3900 Longvue, Fort Worth with interment at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Hwy., Weatherford.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the family suggests donations to Presbyterian Night Shelter in Fort Worth or to a charity of choice.
Mrs. Beste was born May 1, 1922, to W.J. Rhodes and Janie Rhodes in Breckenridge. She was a graduate of Stephens College and the University of Texas, and a member of Chi Omega sorority. She enjoyed traveling, she was a rancher and loved her family and the Palo Pinto Hill Country. She was an Anglican and attended The Church of the Holy Apostles.

Barbara Nell Stroud

January 12, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, May 10, 1934
Died: 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 15:00
Location: 
Springcreek Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Nell Stroud, 80, of the Dennis Community, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 in a Weatherford nursing facility. Graveside services were held Saturday, Jan. 10 at Springcreek Cemetery.
Mrs. Stroud was born May 10, 1934 in Dallas to Lawrence and Ruby Feagin. She was a homemaker, secretary and a Baptist. She is survived by her sons, Brad Stroud of Dennis and Van Stroud of Azle.

Christopher Alexander Olson

January 12, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Tuesday, April 8, 1969
Died: 
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Services: 
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
New River Fellowship, 3252 E. Interstate 20, Hudson Oaks
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Christopher Alexander Olson, 45, of Aledo died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at New River Fellowship, 3252 E. Interstate 20, Hudson Oaks with interment at Annetta Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13 at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mr. Olson was born April 8, 1969 to Rodger and Linda (Lynne) Kutach Olson in Omaha, Neb. He graduated from DeSoto High School. He married Karen Pritchett March 3, 1990 in Grand Prairie, and they were blessed with four children. He was a member of New River Fellowship and was active in the Life Group.

Leigh Ann Harris

January 12, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, February 23, 1959
Died: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Leigh Ann Harris, 55, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.
Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. Harris was born Feb. 23, 1959 to Bob Andrews and Gertrude Christian in Harrison, Ark. She loved reading, motorcycle rides, spending time with family, and animals of all shapes and sizes.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Harris; mother, Gertrude Andrews; grandmother, Irene Lankford; mother-in-law, Sue West; sisters-in-law, Kathy Autry and Wanda Clements; brother-in-law, Frank Autry; aunts, Margaret Ollie, Anna Christian, and Fostina Ainsworth; uncle, Bernal Green; nieces and nephews, Susan Autry, James Clements, and Sarah Nabors; and many cousins.

Verna Marie "Sally" Hubbard

January 12, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, July 31, 1934
Died: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, Azle
Memorials may be made to: 
USO or a favorite charity.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Verna Marie "Sally" Hubbard, 80, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. A private service is planned. Interment is in Mansfield Cemetery. A public visitation is planned Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at White's Funeral Home, Azle.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the USO or a favorite charity.
Mrs. Hubbard was born July 31, 1934, to the late Frank Benjamin Miller and Anna Theresa Murphy in Baltimore, Md. She was a longtime employee of Texas Electric and Harris Hospital.

Troy Wetsel

January 12, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, January 26, 1933
Died: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Metropolitan Baptist Church in Lake Worth
Memorials may be made to: 
Veterans Association.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail

Troy Wetsel, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.
Funeral service is set for noon Tuesday at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Lake Worth with interment at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Mr. Wetsel was born Jan. 26, 1933 in Ackerly to the late Joe Louis Wetsel and Hattie Elva Emfinger. He worked with Union Pacific Railroad for over 30 years. He loved to fish, play golf and card games, as well as softball in his younger years. He cherished his time with his family and close friends Calvin Helbring and Faye Owens.
Wetsel was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Hawthorne; and siblings, Mittie Danford, Alver Wetsel, Albert Wetsel, Junior Wetsel, Arlee Wetsel, Norene Flowers, Jessie Wetsel, and Ruth Stovall.

Terry Lynn “Dirty Bird” Young, Sr.

January 6, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, August 20, 1949
Died: 
Monday, January 5, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bridgeport
Funeral Home: 
Galbreiath Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Terry Lynn “Dirty Bird” Young, Sr., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 in a Fort Worth hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bridgeport.
Mr. Young was born Aug. 20, 1949 in Roswell, N.M. to Kennith and Maurine Young. He was a retired truck driver, a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church, one of Santa’s uniformed helpers. He was a hard worker, loved children and was a jokester. Terry is preceded in death by his father, Kennith Young and brother, Jerry Wayne Young

Billy Gibbs “Shack” Shackelford

January 6, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Thursday, June 16, 1932
Died: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Services: 
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Baker Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Billy Gibbs “Shack” Shackelford died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 9 at Baker Baptist Church. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment iis n Long Creek Cemetery.
Mr. Shackelford was born June 16, 1932 in Parker County. He and Margaret married Dec. 10, 1954. They were active, lifelong members of Baker Baptist Church. He worked at Acme Brick, Bond Feed Store and GISD as a bus driver while also owning and operating a dairy in Southern Parker County for 32 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Margaret Riddle Shackelford.

James Olan Daniel

January 6, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, September 9, 1914
Died: 
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 13:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

James Olan Daniel, 100, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, in Weatherford.
Funeral is set for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Visitation is from noon to service time Wednesday. Interment is in Memory Gardens of the Valley.
Mr. Daniel was born Sept. 9, 1914, in Palo Pinto County, the second of four children to the late Walter Echol and Matilda Ann Hill Daniel. He served with distinction in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and was honorably discharged after faithful service to his country. He made his career as an electrician and retired from General Dynamics after many dedicated years.
Daniel was a member of First Baptist Church of Weatherford for many years and was a Master Mason with Phoenix Lodge #275.

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Monday, April 27

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury, 6:00 pm. *District Game
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Tuesday, April 28

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Granbury, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, May 1

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game and Senior Night
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